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Organize, declutter and create a home neat home with these real life tips and before and afters.

Motherhood

Tips and stories about motherhood, from what my boys eat to how I organize their toys.

Nutrition

Explore posts written by a Registered Dietitian on healthy mindset, why real food matters, and a non-diet approach.

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Recipes

Quick and easy family-friendly recipes made with real food that don’t take all day to make.

Recent Posts

Mini Meatloaf Muffins + Cute Curls

July 10, 2020Have extra ground beef on hand? Combine it with red pepper, spinach, herbs, panko, parmesan, and egg and these mini meatloaf muffins come together in a flash. Mini Meatloaf Muffins We had a pack of ground beef and nothing on…Read More
tongue and groove wolf composite flooring in weathered ipe on screened in porch

Shiplap Screened In Porch

July 8, 2020Our shiplap screened in porch is complete! We turned our crusty back deck into a covered screened in porch with a vaulted ceiling, shiplap walls, exposed rafters, tongue and groove composite flooring, and Trex railings. Here are the before and…Read More
Real food,
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Before you get any further...

hi, I’m Kath!

I’m a Registered Dietitian, healthy eater, and mom of two from Charlottesville, Virginia. Here you’ll find a healthy mix of real-life meals made from whole ingredients balanced with the pleasures of life, including buttercream frosting and good wine. Plus a sprinkle of nutrition, home life, beauty, parenting, and travel.

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Featured Posts

My Favorite Products For Brighter Skin

May 8, 2020These two safer skincare products have changed my skin for the brighter. While I've had a solid skincare routine since switching to Beautycounter 12+ months ago, there are a couple of products that have risen above all others as my…Read More

Whole Wheat Sheet Pan Pancakes

March 27, 2020Pancakes baked in a sheet pan = mind blown! These sheet pan pancakes are made with whole wheat pastry flour and are thick and fluffy. Pancakes cut into squares are perfect for saving time and either feeding a crowd or…Read More

Healthy Mindset

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6 Ways I Cut Back On Sugar

January 22, 2020I decided to cut back on sugar after realizing that I was having dessert twice a day. Here are three tricks that helped me kick the sugar habit. How To Cut Back On Sugar In Your Diet Our Daily Habits…Read More

How To Have A Mindful Holiday

December 18, 2019No one wants to spend the holiday season deprived of its delicious abundance. Some of the best foods make their appearance this time of year. (I'm looking at you, egg nog!) But no one wants to wake up on the…Read More

Oatmeal Recipes

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Single Serving Oatmeal Pancake

May 14, 2020One of KERF's oldest recipes, this single serving oatmeal pancake recipe combines quick oats, a whole egg, baking powder, and cinnamon for a hearty skillet pancake ready in minutes! My oldest recipe? This oatmeal pancake recipe might be the oldest…Read More

Instant Overnight Oats

April 23, 2020I have a new technique for you: Instant Overnight Oats. It's the short cut for the short cut of eating oatmeal! Sometimes you just don't have all night ;) New breakfast: Instant Overnight Oats Is that an oxymoron?! I think…Read More

Home Organizing

tongue and groove wolf composite flooring in weathered ipe on screened in porch

Shiplap Screened In Porch

July 8, 2020Our shiplap screened in porch is complete! We turned our crusty back deck into a covered screened in porch with a vaulted ceiling, shiplap walls, exposed rafters, tongue and groove composite flooring, and Trex railings. Here are the before and…Read More
neatly organized spice jars with chalk board labels

Kitchen Organization Accessories Favorites

June 11, 2020This list of my favorite kitchen organization accessories helps to keep pots, lids, storage containers, spices, and more neatly stacked and stored! Who doesn't have a goal to maximize space and minimize clutter in their kitchen? While you can toss…Read More